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Two Controllers for a Single-Player Game

May 18, 2011 10:09 am | by The Ben Heck Show | Videos | Comments

A look at how to build a game share system that features two controllers, a dance pad and a slam bar.

Report: Limit Searches of Electronic Devices

May 18, 2011 10:01 am | by Pete Yost, Associated Press | News | Comments

Travelers carry so much personal information on laptops, computer disks, and smartphones that routine searches of electronic devices at the nation's borders are now too intrusive.

Dell Profit Jumps as Computer Maker Cuts Costs

May 18, 2011 9:57 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Dell said Tuesday that its net income for the latest quarter nearly tripled as the personal computer maker benefited from lower computer component costs and growth in some of its more profitable product lines.

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Scientists Discover Wandering Planets

May 18, 2011 9:52 am | by Malcom Ritter, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

Astronomers have found 10 potential planets as massive as Jupiter wandering through a slice of the Milky Way galaxy, following either very wide orbits or no orbit at all.

Clearwire transfers network management to Ericsson

May 18, 2011 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Wireless broadband services provider Clearwire Corp. said Wednesday it is transferring the day-to-day management of its wireless network to Sweden's LM Ericsson in a seven-year deal it says will help reduce costs.About 700 Clearwire employees will work as Ericsson employees around the U.S. as a...

WTO appeals panel partly overturns Airbus ruling

May 18, 2011 9:50 am | by FRANK JORDANS - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

European aircraft maker Airbus received state subsidies that hurt U.S. rival Boeing Inc., but not all of them were illegal under international rules, the World Trade Organization said Wednesday.The mixed decision by a WTO appeals panel allowed Brussels and Washington to both claim a victory of...

HealthSouth sells 6 hospitals in $120M deal

May 18, 2011 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Birmingham, Ala.-based HealthSouth Corp. said Wednesday that it is selling its six long-term, acute-care hospitals to LifeCare Holdings Inc. for about $120 million.HealthSouth announced the deal in a statement and said it will use proceeds from the sale to pay off debt.CEO Jay Grinney said...

United apologizes for reusing 9/11 flight numbers

May 18, 2011 9:50 am | by JOAN LOWY - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

United Airlines apologized Wednesday for briefly restarting use of flight numbers of two planes that crashed after being hijacked by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001.Spokesman Rahsaan Johnson blamed the reuse of flight numbers 93 and 175 on a "technical error." He said the airline has taken steps...

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Obama Administration Wants Rebate on Electric Cars

May 18, 2011 9:48 am | by Travis Loller, Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. Transportation Secretary told a group of Nissan executives and workers on Tuesday that the Obama administration wants consumers to be able to get a tax rebate at dealerships when they buy electric cars.

Dell's $5 million to expand UT program

May 18, 2011 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dell Inc. has pledged $5 million to the University of Texas at Austin to expand a center that promotes social entrepreneurship that balances money and mission among entrepreneurs.The money will benefit the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at UT's Lyndon B. Johnson School of...

Cos. face millions in fines over flooded oil pits

May 18, 2011 8:50 am | by JAMES MacPHERSON - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Nineteen oil companies working in North Dakota's oil patch face fines totaling several million dollars for failing to protect waste pits from spring flooding, state regulators and health officials said Wednesday.Lynn Helms, the director of the state Department of Mineral Resources, told The...

Boeing: WTO Affirms Landmark Decision That European Subsidies To Airbus Are Illegal

May 18, 2011 8:41 am | by Boeing | News | Comments

-- Illegal European launch aid and non-launch aid subsidies must end -- Appellate ruling concludes the WTOâ??s review, compliance must occur within 6 months -- Ruling sets governing standards for the global aerospace industry, ensures a fair and level playing field for all companies and...

Knitted Wire Mesh Component Software

May 18, 2011 7:51 am | by KnitMesh Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

A new modeling software from KnitMesh Technologies designed to optimize knitted wire mesh components is based on neural network techniques.

Thermo Fisher Buys Plastic Product Maker Sterilin

May 18, 2011 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Thermo Fisher said Sterilin makes disposable plastic products used in sample collection, preservation, and processing. It had $35 million in revenue in 2010.

Vt. GE plant to host energy efficiency confab

May 18, 2011 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Electric Co.'s GE Aviation plant near Rutland will be hosting businesses from around Vermont with the aim of sharing some of its innovations in energy efficiency.Also on hand Wednesday afternoon at the plant in North Clarendon will be officials from Efficiency Vermont, the statewide...

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